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Rock climber falls in Yosemite Park in third incident in one week - Fox News

A rock climber fell Friday in Yosemite National Park and had to be airlifted out of the area, KRON 4 reported. The National Park Service reportedly sent a helicopter to the Higher Cathedral Spire to help rescue the climber. This is the third incident ...and more »

No increased danger after Yosemite rocks fall - Phys.Org

A geological analysis Friday found there was no more danger than usual of another giant rock fall after two huge slides, including one involving a slab of granite the size of a 36-story building, occurred this week on the famed El Capitan rock formation.and more »

Climber killed by Yosemite rock fall 'saved wife' - BBC News

A climber who was killed by falling rocks at Yosemite National Park in California saved his wife's life, his aunt has said. Andrew Foster, 32, from Cardiff, was trapped while his wife, Lucy, 28, was seriously hurt when granite fell from the El Capitan ...and more »

Yosemite rock slide injures driver in SUV day after man killed by falling boulder -

Two days of cracking, thundering falling rock at Yosemite National Park have left one man dead, two people injured and even experienced climbers stunned by the spectacle. A massive, new hunk of granite broke off Thursday at the park's mountaineering ...and more »

A First-Person Account of the Fatal Yosemite Rockfall - Outside Magazine

My buddy Drew Smith and I are in the Manure Pile parking lot of Yosemite National Park, racking up for a climb. It's around noon on Wednesday, and tourists are unloading RV's, families are setting up for lunch on picnic tables, kids are playing tag ...and more »

These Climbers Watched The Rocks Fall Twice In Yosemite - Valley Public Radio

Thursday's massive rockfall in Yosemite National Park has rock climbers on alert. It's the second major fall within 48 hours on El Capitan – one of the world's largest granite monoliths, standing over 3,000 feet above Yosemite Valley. The formation is ...and more »

One Dead as Two Major Rockfalls in Two Days Rattle Yosemite's El Capitan - Gizmodo

At least one man is dead following a dramatic series of rockslides at Yosemite's iconic El Capitan on Wednesday. A second “significantly larger” rockfall occurred a day later, dropping thousands of tons of rock to the forest floor below. For a period ...and more »

Yosemite climber Andrew Foster died saving wife from rockfall - The Times

A British climber was crushed to death in Yosemite National Park after he dived on top of his wife to save her from a colossal rockfall, she said yesterday. Andrew and Lucy Foster had decided to celebrate their first wedding anniversary with a trip to ...and more »

'He dived on top of me': Woman injured in Yosemite rockfall says husband died shielding her - Washington Post

The person who was killed Wednesday after a large rock fell off Yosemite National Park's popular El Capitan rock formation has been identified as Andrew Foster, a 32-year-old climber from Wales, according to British media. The falling rock also ...and more »

Climber Killed By Yosemite Rock Fall Died Shielding Wife -

The British climber killed by a rockfall at Yosemite National Park earlier this week apparently died saving his wife, who survived but was hospitalized when granite plunged down from El Capitan on Wednesday. The couple, who were hiking at the bottom of ...and more »